Monthly Archives: January 2014

Enjoy Stratford in the Off Season

apartments for rent in Stratford, activities, winterStratford is always bustling with activities and things to do even in its off-season. Whether you’re looking for a date night out, an exquisite experience tasting food, shopping or an evening of artistic talents, you can find it near your apartment in Stratford. To ensure that residents explore Stratford to its fullest, our preferred property management company, Williams and McDaniel, has researched a few things that you can enjoy in Stratford this winter.


Annex Room Restaurant & Inn

Experience an exceptional atmosphere, service and accommodations at the Annex Room Restaurant and Inn. Whether you’re just in need of a casual dinner with friends or would prefer to spend the night, The Annex is sure to leave you and your significant other satisfied. Due to it being off-season, the rates for the inn make it even more attractive. Located on 38 Albert Street, the inn is a five-minute drive and 25-minute walk from the Avon Place Apartments. To make reservations for the dining room call (519) 271-1407 and for information about their rooms you can call 1 (800) 361-5322.


Cheese Week

During CheeseFest you can enjoy 10 different Stratford restaurants and their picture perfect cheese-inspired menus. Boomers Gourmet Fries, The County Food Co., Fellini’s, Madelyn’s Diner and Canadian Grub To Go are among the restaurants you can try during the festival that takes place February 2nd to February 9th.  Using local cheeses, these restaurants whip up a variety of delicious food items that are bound to excite your taste buds. Before you attend CheeseFest, prepare yourself first by visiting the Canadian Dairy XPO on February 5th and 6th. Located at the Stratford Rotary Complex (CDX Cow Coliseum) on 353 McCarthy Road, this event is a mere nine-minute drive from the apartments at 359 and 397 Railway Avenue.


Savour Stratford Tutored Tastings

Savour Stratford Perth County presents a variety of delicious local fare and unique culinary tastings, like the Beer and Cheese Pairings scheduled for February 15th. This event allows you to sample a selection of Ontario cheeses and beers from the Niagara Region. Each of the tastings takes place on Saturday afternoons (3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.) and prices start at $30 per person. You can purchase tickets by calling 1 (800) 561-7926 or ordering online by clicking here. Located at The Milky Whey Fine Cheese Shop on 118 Ontario Street, this gourmet tasting class is a four-minute drive and 30-minute walk from the Avon Place Apartments.


If you’re looking to try something new in Stratford all of these activities are worth a try. Explore a new side of this charming city and discover all the hidden treasures it has to offer. Set in an artistic, close-knit community, Williams and McDaniel’s Stratford apartments are an ideal rental option for renters who are in the market.



Delicious Uses for Holiday Leftovers

apartments for rent in Stratford, recipes, holidays After large holiday meals there is often an abundance of leftovers. Luckily, there are a variety of delicious dishes to use up the remaining stuffing, turkey, mashed potatoes and sweet potatoes. To ensure the meals you make from holiday leftovers are just as good as the original meal, our preferred property management company, Williams and McDaniel, has a few ideas that will help you get creative in your Stratford apartment kitchen by using up the remainder of your festive feast


Turkey Curry

Add some exotic flavours and spices to your turkey with this ‘BBC’ Turkey Curry recipe. Using spices that you already have in your cupboards and your leftover butternut squash and roasted turkey, this recipe doesn’t require you to buy an abundance of new ingredients. Literally spice up your turkey with a dish that you can easily whip up and that will surely be enjoyed.


Day-After-Thanksgiving Turkey Soup

Hot drinks and soups are in high demand during the colder months and ‘All Recipes’s’ Day After Thanksgiving Turkey Soup is no exception. Not only is this meal easy, but it is also undeniably delicious. Turkey, stuffing, celery, carrots and green peas are among the ingredients you’ll need to create this home-style meal. For additional groceries you might need, visit Sobeys on Queensland Road, which is a five-minute drive and 21-minute walk from the Avon Place Apartments.


Turkey and Vegetable Stir-fry

Use up leftovers and enjoy some Asian-inspired dishes with this ‘’ Turkey and Vegetable Stir-fry on the menu. Gather all the ingredients you have on hand like turkey, sweet potatoes and onions and pick up everything else you need at Foodland. Located at 581 Downie, the store is a convenient five-minute drive and 23-minute walk from the Stratford apartments.


Turkey and Mashed Potato Potpies

If you’re looking for a way to top your family’s holiday feast, these ‘Martha Stewart’ Turkey and Mashed Potato Potpies might just be your answer. Use this recipe to make sure no food goes to waste and that your taste buds are rewarded for your culinary creativity. Leftover turkey, mushrooms, bacon and mashed potatoes are among the ingredients you’ll need to create this flaky, creamy and savoury entrée.


With so many delicious uses for holiday leftovers, you may actually be tempted to stow away some turkey and mashed potatoes in advance. Keep the dishes you cook in your Stratford apartment’s kitchen creative to ensure your palate is pleasantly surprised.  Located on 359 and 397 Railway Avenue, the Avon Place Apartments are the perfect option for those who are currently interested in renting.